Release Co-Ordinator

  • Job Type: Contract
  • Location: Cork
  • Category: Java, Software Development
  • Salary: Negotiable

Release Co-Ordinator

My client is one of the country’s major software development organisations who employs a wide range of technologies providing consultancy and leading-edge software solutions to a verity of clients in the insurance, healthcare, retail and public sector markets. They are currently seeking a Release Co-Ordinator to join their team. The successful candidate will be responsible for planning, scheduling and controlling a software build.

Apply for the Release Co-Ordinator role above or contact John Egan for more information.

Responsibilities of the Release Co-Ordinator role:

  • Prepare release builds in Java and Control-M and build new projects before a release.
  • Support multiple project teams and codebases to enable the deployment of application releases to control test and production environments.
  • Verify that releases are deployed correctly and monitor code migration between environments.
  • Monitor JIRA to track and maintain the status of all scheduled releases.
  • Create planned and emergency release builds and implementation plans.
  • Provide team with issues and resolution steps taken during Monthly Enterprise release weekends.
  • Work with Change Management to ensure Change Tickets (ServiceNow) are correct and have the required paperwork in place.
  • Submit release builds for monthly security scanning (Veracode and Qualys).
  • Improve the process of building and deploying artefacts to test and production environments (automate builds and scans).
  • Adhere to and promote internal information security policies and procedures.
  • Support software configuration management policies and procedures

Required Skills and Experience for the Release Co-Ordinator role:

  • Git and Git branches
  • Bamboo/Artifactory
  • Unix and/or Linux platforms
  • Mobile app deployment (Apple & Android)

Desirable Skills and Experience for the Release Co-Ordinator role:

  • Maven
  • DevOps
  • Experience in SDLC methodologies/software development/release/process and configuration management
  • Experience in Java or Control-M programming desired but not essential
  • May need to be flexible in respect of work hours:
  • May require some late evenings to prepare builds/implementation plans/ Change Tickets
  • Support Monthly Enterprise releases which involves working one Sunday in four approx. (Time in lieu will be given for supporting Monthly releases)
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisation skills including attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate to both dev and management
  • Third level IT or related qualification
  • Articulate, confident, self-starter
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
  • Innovative problem solver

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If you are interested in learning more about this role and happy to be represented by Solas IT please email me with your CV Alternatively please call me on 00 353 1 2449516

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John Egan

John Egan

With a keen interest in client relations, recruitment is the career for me. My role is to build and maintain client/candidate relations while sourcing and placing top talent throughout ireland. I enjoy working with candidates from various backgrounds including .Net, Java and QA. Coming from a sporting background I enjoy the competiveness of the IT Recruitment industry and the challenges involved.





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